Heteroousian meaning

hĕt'ə-ro͝o'-, -rou'-
A Christian who believes that the substance and nature of God the Father and God the Son are different; an Arian.
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Having different essence or substance, especially with reference to the first and second persons of the Trinity.
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Origin of heteroousian

  • From Greek heteroousios differing in substance hetero- hetero- ousiā substance, nature Homoiousian
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Greek ἑτεροουσιος, from hetero- "˜different' + ουσια "˜essence'.
    From Wiktionary